USC University of Southern California

Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

Cost of Attendance

Dental Hygiene Program

Estimated cost of attendance for 2017-2018

Direct Costs Year 1 Year 2
Tuition $73,378 $49,538
Instrument Management System Fee $1,506 $1,004
Dental Equipment $1,660 $1,550
Health Insurance $1,712 $1,712
Health Fee $907 $628
Scrubs Fee $200 $0
Dental Gown Usage $165 $110
ADHA Dues $180 $0
Topping Student Aid Fund $16 $16
New Student Orientation Fee $350 $0
Student Programming Fee $128 $128
Student Service Fee $128 $128
Total Direct Costs $80,202 $54,686
Allowances for Indirect Cost
Room & Board $19,928 $14,348
Transportation $806 $580
Personal/Miscellaneous $1,806 $1,300
Estimated Cost of Attendance $102,742 $70,914

2017-2018 tuition is for the Dental Hygiene Program only. Classes taken outside the Dental Hygiene Program may be assessed at the 2017-2018 per unit rate of $1,800. Rates for tuition and fees are established annually and are subject to change. Allowances for indirect costs are based on living off campus. Those students living with parents or other relatives, other than a spouse, will realize lower indirect costs.